Rev. Dr. Craig M. Walls graduated from Hiram College in Ohio in 1996. He received his Master’s of Divinity from Brite Divinity School in 1999 and graduated with a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Preaching from McCormick Theological Seminary in 2008. Craig is also a graduate of Upper Room’s Academy for Spiritual Formation, completing his two-year academy experience in 2003. Craig served Rush Creek Christian Church in Arlington, Texas, from 1997 to 2001 and was the founding minister and pastor of SouthPointe Christian Church, from 2001- 2016. In July, the Walls family moved to the Kansas City metroplex as his wife, Elizabeth MacLeod Walls, became the president of William Jewel College. They have two boys, Alex and John.